Who is Dannielynn Birkhead?
Dannielynn is an American reality TV star and model, but probably best known to the world for her work with Guess?, and as the daughter of the deceased model Anna Nicole Smith.
How Dannielyn Brikhead Overcame Her Tragic Past?
Dannielynn’s mother, Anna Nicole Smith, died from an accidental drug overdose five months following Dannielyn’s birth -.almost immediately, Dannielynn became the subject of a paternity case which four men contested – Larry Birkhead, Howard Stern, Alexander Denk and Frederic von Anhalt. After the test, it was determined that Larry Birkhead is Dannielynn’s father; at first, Howard K. Stern was named as the father on Dannielynn’s birth certificate, and at her birth was named Hannah Rose Marshall Stern. Her birth certificate was the subject of another dispute, as she received the second certificate on 11 October 2006, a month after her birth, when her biological father changed her surname to his last name.
Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole Smith were together when she became pregnant with their child. However, as their relationship was unpredictable and the two often argued, she left him six months into pregnancy. However, Larry was concerned both for Anna and his unborn child and had to find a way to be close to his daughter. He was certain that he was the child’s father, and thus he joined in the paternity case, determined to strip Howard K. Stern of paternity.
Dannielynn grew up with her father by her side. She had expressed a desire to better meet her biological mother despite Anna’s passing away when Dannielynn was just five months old. She has traveled with her father to Anna Nicole’s birthplace and talked with her high school friends.
Moreover, the father-daughter duo attend the Kentucky Derby every year, where her parents initially met. He has also taken her to the Bahamas, where Dannielynn was born.
She is proud of herself as she has kept the memory of her mother alive.
Wiki: Age and Education
Born as Hannah Rose Marshall Stern on 7 September 2006 in Nassau, Bahamas, her name was changed to Dannielynn Hope Marshall Birkhead.
She is now a student at a local high school in Kentucky, living in a 10,000-square-foot home with her father. She has a pet lizard and practices the violin.
At just six years old, Dannielynn appeared in a modeling campaign for Guess Kids, which is a children’s clothing line for Guess?
In 2013, Dannielynn appeared in the television movie “Life After Anna Nicole: The Larry & Dannielynn Story”, and since then has featured in several shows, including “The Millionaire Matchmaker” (2015), “Steve Harvey” (2016), and “20/20” in a TV special “Tragic Beauty” in 2021.
According to authoritative sources, Dannielynn Birkhead’s net worth is estimated at $3 million as of early 2023. She has inherited Anna Nicole Smith’s estate worth $700,000 at the time of her tragic death.
Personal Life, Dating, Boyfriend, Single
When it comes to her personal life, Dannielynn is enjoying a regular teenage life going to school and spending time with her friends, despite a tumultuous past. She is now 16 years old, and according to reports, is single and isn’t looking for a relationship.
Appearance and Body Measurements
Dannielynn Birkhead has blonde hair and hazel eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.62m) while she weighs approximately 100lbs (45kgs); her vital statistics are 24-23-31. Many have compared her to her mother, saying that she’s her clone.
Dannielynn Birkhead Mother, Anna Nicole Smith Biography
Born Vickie Lynn Hogan on 28 November 1967, in Houston, Texas, USA, she was the only child of Virgie Arthur and Donald Hogan. She had five half-siblings on her father’s side, but was raised by her mother and aunt.
She went to Durkee Elementary School and Aldine High School in Houston, then moved to Mexia, Texas, to live with her maternal aunt and attended Mexia High School. However, she failed her freshman year, and dropped out of school in her sophomore year.
Anna is best remembered for her work for Playboy, making her first appearance in March 1992 on the magazine cover under the name Vickie Smith. In May of the same year, she was named the Playboy Playmate of the Month, and then secured work with Guess? to replace supermodel Claudia Schiffer.
She worked with a number of brands and magazines during her modeling career, including Marie Claire, H&M and GQ among others.
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In addition, Anna Nicole Smith was an actress. Some of her most popular appearances include her roles in the films “Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult” (1994) as Tanya, then as Carrie Wink in the film “Skyscraper” (1996), and as Lucy in the film “Illegal Aliens” (2007).
When she was just 16 years old, Anna married then-17-year-old cook Billy Wayne Smith, with whom she had a son Daniel Wayne Smith; the couple split in 1987 and divorced in 1993. Her son Daniel died on 10 September 2006 at 20 years old after an accidental overdose – he took his mother’s prescription pills.
Anna Nicole Smith met petroleum tycoon J. Howard Marshall in 1991 at a Houston strip club; he was 86 years old at the time. The two started a relationship during which he would buy her expensive gifts and asked her to marry him several times. The marriage was held on 27 June 1994 – he died on 4 August 1995.
He verbally promised her half of his estate, but she wasn’t in his will, which led to an inheritance court case. She passed away before the case was over, as several decisions were overruled during the course of the entire legal matter.
Anna Nicole Smith was found unresponsive on 8 February 2007 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Her death was eventually ruled an accidental drug overdose of the sedative chloral hydrate in combination with benzodiazepines.